Netball at the Arena

A variety of clubs regularly meet at our leisure facilities - find out more below.


Derby Athletics Club

Shelton Striders Running Club

Darley Park Run

These sessions are 5km timed runs, you can track your time and see your progress through Parkrun UK's website.

  • Location: Darley Park
  • Day and time: Every Sunday at 9am
  • Free to take part, but need to register before your first run
  • More information: Parkrun UK website

Village Athletics

Coming to Springwood Leisure Centre from Mon 15 and Wed 17 Oct, Run Jump Throw clubs are designed for children to participate in athletics activity all year round, providing an opportunity to take part in fun competitions throughout the summer and winter seasons.

  • Location: Springwood Leisure Centre
  • Day and time: Monday 4pm - 5pm for school year 5 and 6; Wednesday 5pm to 6pm for school year 7 and 8.
  • Cost: £3 per session, with 4 weekly payments in advance
  • More information: Call 07897 201267 or email and on Facebook.
Its fun for Year 5 to 8 children, and is great for running, jumping and throwing skill development. 


Badminton for Juniors

We are pleased to say that we are running Junior Badminton sessions at Derby Arena from September 2018

Under 18s of all abilities, including beginners, who would like coaching to improve and develop are welcome, initial two hour taster sessions are free – we then have a club membership system for those interested in joining. Coaching is provided by qualified L2 and L3 coaches. These sessions offer a first class junior pathway for young players to get into Badminton.

The sessions are run under the auspices of the Derbyshire Badminton Performance Centre and Badminton England.

For further details please contact Pam Rickerby on 07584 6624525 or

Derby Table Tennis for Juniors

We are pleased to say that we are running Junior Table Tennis sessions at Derby Arena in 2017.

Under 18s of all abilities are welcome, cost is £2 per player for each session and we provide tables, bats if required, and adult supervision. We aim to offer a mixture of coaching and competition.

The sessions are run under the auspices of the Derby & District Table Tennis Association and Table Tennis England.

For further details please contact Aubrey Henry on 01773 882403 or 07941 838523, or


DOSportUK Basketball

DOSportUK is a company specialising in Disability Sport and Physical Activity. They work with groups and organisations offering a wide range of services, ranging from coaching sessions and school lessons, to simple support and guidance. DOSportUK are currently offering a weekly basketball session for people with a learning disability at The Derby Arena. All ages and abilities welcome!

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Contact: Jacob Meaton on 07786144414


Midland Canoe Club

Training is on a Wednesday evening.


Cycle Derby

Cycle Derby runs free lessons (Bikeability) for school children in Derby aged 9 to 14 years old. Children can learn the basics of Montain Biking, BMX and Cycle-X. Adults can also learn to ride or improve cycling skills, technique and confidence at a time and location suitable for you.

Derby BMX Club

Derby Mercury

For on and off-road riders of all ages.


Stay On The Ball Coaching Futsal Club

Stay On The Ball Coaching Futsal Club runs weekly coached sessions for children aged 7 to 12.

All sessions are designed and delivered by head coach Dean Roome a qualified UEFA B licenced football coach and FA licensed Futsal coach.

Futsal is a great way to enhance a players technical ability and encourages players to be creative and exciting on the ball, Futsal has been a huge help in some of the world’s greatest ever players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho.


Derby Triathlon Club

Derby Triathlon Club is one of the oldest and most respected traithlon clubs in the country.

Boxing and Martial Arts

Ken En Kai Aikido

  • Location: Springwood Leisure Centre
  • Contact: Mark Farr on 0800 3282 836
  • Visit: Aikido Derby website

Derby Karate Club

  • Location: Springwood Leisure Centre
  • Contact: Phil Harris on 01332 674432 or 07880 765250
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Derby Pegasus Kickboxing Club

  • Location: Springwood Leisure Centre
  • Contact: Steve Hawksworth on 07932 688460

PKA Kickboxing

  • Location: Queens Leisure Centre
  • Contact: Duane Reid on 07867 952311
  • More information: PKA Kickboxing website

John Jepson Black Belt Academy

Derby Self Defence

  • Location: Springwood Leisure Centre
  • Contact: Richard Lane on 07980 590055

TTA Derby Taekwondo

  • Location: Queens Leisure Centre
  • Contact the instructors: Julian on 07775 758980
  • More information: Derby Taekwondo website 

Tai Chi Club

Derby Wushu Club

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Time: Saturday at 11am onwards
  • Contact: Mike on 07971 682680

Mercia Martial Arts

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Times: Tuesday
  • Tiny Talons (3-5yrs) Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Lil Eagles (6-11yrs) Tuesday 5:15-6pm
  • Family class Tuesdays 6pm-7pm and Thursdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Adults Class Thursdays 7pm-8pm
  • Contact: D.Sims 07548 024676


Netball clubs

Back to Netball

Back to Netball sessions are running across England and provide women aged 16 and over with a gentle re-introduction to the sport. 

Indoor Long Bowls

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Running: Autumn / Winter
  • Day and time: Tuesdays at 12.30pm - 2.30pm and Thursdays at 12.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Cost: £3.20 per sessions or £2.10 with the Recreational Leisure Card.
  • More information: for more information please get in touch with the team at the Arena


Swim Derby swimming lessons

Swim Derby offer swimming lessons for people of all ages and abilities.

City of Derby Swimming Club

City of Derby caters for swimmers up to 18 years old who wish to develop and improve their performances, through structured coaching, in a competitive yet friendly environment. The club trains on most days, contact the club directly for details.

Derby Phoenix Swimming Club

Derby Phoenix Swimming Club is a competitive organisation, which aims to train young swimmers to attain a high standard of competitive achievement, and at the same time enjoy themselves. The club trains on Tuesday and Friday evenings.

Long Eaton Swimming Club

Long Eaton Swimming Club train at Queen's Leisure Centre on Sunday evenings.

Life Saving

Derby City Lifesaving Club

Scuba Diving

Derby Branch British Sub-Aqua Club

Training is on Wednesday evening.

Go Dive – Scuba Diving

Training is on Thursday evening.


Go Spike Volleyball

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Day and time: Wednesdays at 7pm until 8.30pm
  • Cost: £5.30 per person
  • Contact: team at Derby Arena on

You don't need to book on for these sessions, just turn up and play!

Dark Star Volleyball Club


Soccersice combines a variety of fitness exercises with a football. The class is delivered to music and based on repetitions of specific exercises (i.e. press-ups, squats, sit-ups and many more). It is a fun way of staying fit and healthy. These sessions will be suitable to women over the age of 16. 

  • Location: Derby Arena
  • Starting: starting in the New Year
  • Day and time: Tuesdays at 7pm - 7.45pm
  • Cost: £3 per person
  • Contact: team at Derby Arena on


Derby Tennis League make it easy for adults to play friendly, competitive tennis. Visit their webpage for more information.

New club enquiries

If you're interested in making a booking for your club, we'd love to hear from you. Get in touch with by completing our Contact form.


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